By Mitzi Baker, UCSF News We now know that men and women have very unique health risks and outcomes, but that wasn’t the case 20 years ago, when most health research was done on [...]
The West Oakland Church of Christ, at 1031 12th St. in Oakland is hosting a community service ministry, which includes a free grocery giveaway on the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to [...]
By Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED.org Facing a budget in the red and a loss of patients, UC San Francisco officials plan to close a beloved family planning clinic for low-income teens and young [...]
The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to set a date for a final decision on whether coal will be shipped out of Oakland. The decision is set for a special City Council meeting [...]
The progress that has been made in the treatment of AIDS suggests that the worst is behind us, although, there are still 50,000 Americans being diagnosed with HIV every year.
By Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News “It’s not a requirement … and it’s actually worse to do so,” said Kersey, executive director of Maternal and Child Health Access, an advocacy group based in Los [...]
In the U.S., where one of five children entering elementary school is overweight, a healthy diet is critical for preschool children, who are setting their eating patterns for the future.
By Jenny Gold. Kaiser Health News Tucked in remarks the president made Tuesday on the opioid epidemic was his announcement of a new task force on mental health parity — aimed at ensuring that [...]
By Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News It wasn’t until a doctor ordered medical tests for Adriana Vitale that she discovered her Covered California coverage had disappeared. “I was shocked. I was crying. I [...]
By Erin N. Marcus , Kaiser Health News When Janoi Burgess was a child, he thought doctor appointments were fun. “I used to love it because they had a section where you could [...]